World War Two Survivor Story: Navy Captain John Woolston, USS Indianapolis

Within 12 minutes, the Indianapolis sank into the Philippine Sea. Of the 1,196 men on board, 900 abandoned the ship and only 317 men survived and were rescued four days later.

Coast Guard coordinates medical response following explosion on bulk carrier, 2 dead

Earlier Monday morning, the captain of the Marshall Islands-flagged 623-foot bulk carrier Tamar contacted watchstanders at the Coast Guard command center reporting an explosion in the ship’s forward storeroom